Production Supervisor

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    Mechanical And Electrical Engineering
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Production supervisor, engineer, industrial, manufacturing, mechanical, operator, admin, operations, manage

Your new company

Hays recruitment are looking for a qualified Production Supervisor for one of Ireland’s leading companies in the design and manufacturing of motion control systems. Our clients’ products improve reliability, safety, and performance in complex applications across a wide range of industries. Their motion control portfolio has expanded to include all forms of actuation technology, sophisticated control electronics and system software.

Our client is a leading integrator of precision motion control systems, and their products reflect the culture that their people embrace – a culture where the opportunity to solve a challenging control problem is always welcomed. They are continuing to invest in future technologies that will have a great impact in industries from space, defence, aircraft, industrial, medical, and more.

Your new role

You will be joining our client as a Production Supervisor and will report to the Operations Manager. The role involves the organisation of people, equipment, and processes across Production, Logistics (shipping, receiving and stores) and Aftermarket areas to ensure business and customer commitments are met. The chosen applicant will have to plan resources to meet targets, monitor plan versus actual and continually refine and optimise processes. This is a leadership position with 20+ reporting staff and approximately 5 reporting directly.

To accomplish these objectives, the role works closely with roles across internal departments from Customer Service, Supply Chain, Program Management, Manufacturing, Design and Test Engineering, Quality, Finance, HR and Value Stream Management. Externally the role works with customers and their representatives as required. Responsibilities will include, to confirm resource availability and capability to meet received Purchase Orders, the management of the production, stores and aftermarket areas including team leaders, test technicians and assembly operators and ensuring assigned work is completed on time and to the required quality standards.

The successful candidate will meet weekly/monthly production and shipping targets for Production and Aftermarket. Where targets are not met, ensure the appropriate corrective and preventative actions are taken as necessary to meet the agreed targets for the production areas. Ensure team focus on product quality, workmanship, and prevailing priority work assignments.

Optimisation of the production process is a key aspect to this roll. This includes monitoring Production processes to identify opportunities through applying Lean and Continuous Improvement techniques and tools. Working in tandem with the Value Stream. Ensuring to Initiate, lead and support workplace change and innovation to meet growing business needs with good control practices, including material handling & storage; transaction/data integrity.

What you'll need to succeed

To succeed you will need a proven track record in a supervisor role. For a dynamic, self-driven person who is enthusiastic and willing to learn in a forward-thinking atmosphere, this is an amazing opportunity. The ideal candidate will have at least 8 years’ experience leading people in a regulated manufacturing environment. An Engineering qualification in Electronic Engineer or related discipline is an advantage. A business qualification in Supply Chain/Logistics in an advantage and having a lean qualification with experience is seen as a advantage.

Top performers should have experience in Known Consignor compliance. Project management knowledge and SAP experience is advantageous. Applications should have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication with organisation and problem-solving skills.

What you'll get in return

The successful candidate will get to work for one of Ireland’s leading companies in the design and manufacturing of motion control systems during an exciting period of growth. You will get a competitive salary with a pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days annual leave, educational assistance, a profit-sharing scheme and discounted private health insurance to name a few.

What you need to do now

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Talk to Ciaran Harrison, the specialist consultant managing this position

Located in Hays Recruitment, Dublin, 26/27a Grafton Street, DublinTelephone:+353 1 582 7774
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